11/23/10

My new business...

So, I have a lot to write about, but I've got a restless, but lightly-sleeping baby in my arms. This means I am typing with one hand... so instead I just want to do a quick blerb about my business, what it offers and the prices. Then, that's it! I hope to be blogging more regularly in the next week...

Amanda McDonald, Wordsmith.

Comprehensive Serivces
Editing levels include: Baseline editing, Developmental editing, or Basic Proofreading.

I also provide Document Consultation and Manuscript Assessment for academics, business start up, business plans, funding letters and more.*

Other services include: ghostwriting, business writing, fact checking, translating, indexing and editing to style.*

Editing Definitions
Baseline: Basic spelling, grammar, punctuation and indexing and cross-reference checks. This form of editing is also called Line editing because the document is edited right down to the simple sentence line.

Developmental Editing: Any more complex element that may require editing including structure, prose, etc. We will also work within a specific Manual Style if required, but pricing will vary: Chicago Manual of Style, MLA, and so forth. Does not usually include Baseline editing.

Basic Proofreading: is when the document is checked for spelling and grammar alone. This is the most final form of editing. If you are confidant in your project but require a second look through by someone else, this is where we would come in.

Help with editing or formatting is available via word processing documents however, services do not include digital formatting.

Pricing:
**Per page unless otherwise stated.

• $4.95 Basic Proofreading
• $7.95 Baseline Editing, Fact Checking and Manuscript Assessment.
• $9.95 Developmental Editing, Translation Services (French to English only) and Indexing.

Online Document standards: Every 500 words constitutes one page.

Document Consultation: $50.00/hour***

Writing: includes ghost writing, fiction or non-fiction and advertising (print and radio) is $0.25 per word unless otherwise negotiated.**


Prices subject to change without notice, depending on age of brochure Nov. 2010. Please call with pricing questions.


*Alternate pricing than listed
**All prices include a 72 hour turn-around time, if you would like your document to be done sooner, prices will change. Writing does not include 72 hour turn-around time but is subject to the contract.
***Does not include any work required prior to consultation.

1 comment:

yukondude said...

Amanda, congratulations on your new business that Im sure will be a great big success and you will be working hard for many years Im sure because its such a needful occupation and the many people who half to write each day; there the ones that most need help with writing when the rubber meets the grindstone.

Srsly, best wishes.